Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that the country can begin a careful move back towards normality, the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust is delighted to announce that if the roadmap stays as it is currently, we will be opening the Wing and car park from Wednesday 19 May.
Initially the building will only be open from Wednesday to Sunday, although it will operate within its usual opening hours of 10am to 5pm. The exterior features of the site itself are always accessible using the small pedestrian gate to the right of the main gates.
The Trust is determined to keep staff, volunteers and visitors safe and so covid-19 precautions will continue to apply. Visitors are asked to keep to a two metre social distance and to wear masks inside the building, except when eating and drinking in the Cockpit Café or if they show a proof of exemption certificate.
The Scramble Experience will be open for booked visits, beginning on the hour every hour and allowing time for staff to clean down the equipment after each group has visited.
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